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Synonyms and Antonyms of food

  1. 1 substances intended to be eaten <a simple, little restaurant with excellent food> Synonyms bread, chow, chuck [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, grub, meat, provender, provisions, table, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittles Related Words commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural food Near Antonyms bane, poison, toxin, venom

  2. 2 something that maintains or stimulates the intellect <a fascinating, highly readable book that will serve as brain food for those long winter evenings> Synonyms aliment, sustenance, nourishment, pabulumRelated Words refectionNear Antonyms candy, fluff, pablum, pap, trash

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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